ISEQ falls 2.3% as global markets dive

European stocks plunged the most in three months as concern grew that Greece will default and more Spanish regions will follow Valencia in seeking a bailout.

23rd July, 2012
ISEQ falls 2.3% as global markets dive
Only two shares on Dublin's ISEQ index finished up today.

European stocks plunged the most in three months as concern grew that Greece will default and more Spanish regions will follow Valencia in seeking a bailout.

Dublin’s ISEQ did not escape and closed down 2.3 per cent. Only two shares on the exchange rose - Origin Enterprises and Permanent TSB, both up 1.4 per cent. The biggest fallers were Aminex, Ormonde Mining, IFG, AIB, Bank of Ireland and Kenmare Resources.

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